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  Sep 24, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Geography, B.A.


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Program Requirements

Core Requirements: Minimum of 38 credits in the core curriculum required of all students. Students who enter as first-time freshmen must take an entering freshman and rising junior assessment to complete core requirements.

Other Major Requirements: Grade of C or higher required in all major courses.

Graduation Requirements: All graduating seniors are required to complete the Graduating Senior Assessment after completing 90 or more semester hours (including credit by examination), but not later than the graduation semester.

University College Core Curriculum: 38 Credits


Transitional Studies - University Studies: 2 Credits


UNIV 101 -UNIV 102  required for all first time students; UNIV 110  required for transfer students with fewer than 30 transfer credits. Students do not earn credit if requirement is waived. UNIV 111  may be required based on academic performance.

Communication Skills - Written Communication: 3 Credits


Communication Skills - Oral Communication: 3 Credits


Information Literacy: 3 Credits


Reasoning Skills - Critical Thinking: 3 Credits


Not required for students with 60+ transfer credits. Students do not earn credit if requirement is waived.

Scientific Literacy - Natural Sciences: 7 Credits


At least one natural science class must include its associated lab. Some majors require two lab sciences, increasing requirement to 8 credits.

Select from the following:

Program Requirements: 82 Credits


Geography Electives: 6 Credits


Two GEOG electives at the 200 level or higher.

Restricted Electives: 21 Credits


Select from at least three different disciplines from the following:

  • ANTH 200-499
  • ASTR 100-499
  • CHEM 100-CHEM 499 
  • CRJC 100-499
  • CSC 100 -499
  • ECON 100-499
  • GEOL 100-499
  • HIST 100 -499
  • INTL 100-499
  • MATH 100-499
  • PHYS 100-499
  • POLI 100-499
  • PSYC 100-499
  • SOCI 100-499

Minor or Electives: 18 Credits


As designated by the selected program or free electives.

Electives: 13 Credits


* May also satisfy a University College Core requirement. If so used, must be offset by an equal number of credit hours in the program.

Total Credit Hours: 122


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